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that went off all night long last night did some damage and really created a big mess in many areas. we caught illegal displays in the sky over oakland last night. fairly elaborate displays, too. cecelia spoke with resident in berkeley who had fireworks going off all around them laste around the corner illegal fireworks weren't so kind. this vacate apartment apartment building wept up in flames. fire investigators have no doubt about what caused it. >> berkeley had their fireworks last night. we would have encouraged our residents and community. >>reporter: east oakland this also torched. fire investigators are looking into whether smoldering illegal fireworks are to blame. fourth of july fireworks spectacular. lighting up the skies like big budget professional shows. only there weren't any professionals around for the illegal displays. >> literally explodes and like all around. >>reporter: sign of how explosive the problem is, this drop-off barrel at fire station in east oakland practically empty. just around the corner a street littered with remains of neighborhood fireworks show.
something to say about today's service. >> he wouldn't like all this big commotion about him. he was a humble guy. well, respected within all his family and friends and really cared for them. he was passionate about many things, fishing being one of them, of course. >> he was with a group of friends from northern california when the fishing boat they chartered cap sized in a cudden storm in the sea -- in a sudden storm in the sea of cortez a week ago last saturday. 36 people aboard made it to shore safely but 7 others are still missing. >>> and many family members of the missing men from the ill fated ship attended the service. for them the last ten days have been agony. the not knowing deeply painful as is the decision to call off the search and now the refusal by the department of defense to get involved. i sat down this afternoon with the oldest son of one of those missing men. >> always there to support you and tell you things that were right and wrong. >> michael has many fond memories of his father gene, many involved fishing. something his father dearly loved. >> always lived li
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